Alberta Emergency Alert - Winter Storm- Highway 3 Closure Updated

Advisory: Winter Storm (Updated Feb 06, 2017 at 07:55 AM)

Advisory: Winter Storm

Updated Feb 06, 2017 at 07:55 AM

Source: Municipality of Crowsnest Pass

Issued: Feb 06, 2017 at 07:55 AM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert - Winter Storm- Highway 3 Closure Updated

Highway 3 in the Crowsnest Pass, from Coleman to the BC Border remains closed due to heavy snowfall, blowing snow and poor visibility. Current conditions are extremely poor and no improvement is anticipated at this time. Travel is not advised.

Large commercial truck parking is being staged at the roadside pullout in Frank on the north side of Highway 3. Emergency personnel are onsite and will direct highway traffic. A Warming Centre has been set up at the Elks Hall in Blairmore (2025 129 Street) for stranded persons.

Area: Crowsnest Pass

Action to take:

  • There are hazardous road conditions
  • Avoid travel
  • Visibility will be affected
  • Follow the directions of local authorities.

Additional information:

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